UGC NET (University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test) is a prestigious examination conducted in India to determine the eligibility of candidates for the role of Assistant Professor or for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Indian universities and colleges. In this comprehensive guide, we will provide detailed information about the UGC NET exam, including its significance, eligibility criteria, application process, syllabus, exam pattern, preparation strategies, and more.
- UGC NET 2023 has released the Exam Date for the June cycle. The exam will be conducted between the 13th and 22nd of June 2023.
- UGC NET 2023 Admit Crad was released on 17th February 2023.
|Name of the Exam||University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC NET)|
|Conducting Authority||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|Exam Type||National level|
|Paper Language||Hindi and English|
|Type of Questions||Objective Type Questions|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Marking Scheme||2 marks for every correct answer. No negative marking.|
|Exam Date||13th to 22nd June 2023|
To be eligible for the UGC NET exam, candidates must fulfill certain criteria regarding age limit, educational qualifications, and reservation policies.
|UGC NET 2023 Events||Important Dates|
|Notification||29th December 2023|
|Registration begins||29th December 2023|
|Last date for application form submission||17th January 2023|
|Correction window opens||19th January - 20th January 2023|
|Admit card availability||17th February 2023|
|UGC NET Exam 2023 Date||13th to 22nd June 2023|
UGC NET 2023 Time Schedule For Candidates
The 2023 exam will be held in two daily shifts - 9:00 AM-12:00 PM and 3:00-6:00 PM. Given below is the time schedule for both shifts of the UGC NET exam:
|UGC NET Exam Events||UGC NET Exam timings for Shift-1||UGC NET Exam timings for Shift-2|
|Timing of examination||9:00 AM-12:00 PM||3:00-6:00 PM|
|Entry into the examination center||7:00-8:00 AM||01:00-2:00 PM|
|Entry into the examination hall/ room||8:15-8:30 AM||2:15-2:30 PM|
|Instructions by the invigilators||8:45-8:55 AM||2:45-2:55 PM|
|Test commences||9:00 AM||3:00 PM|
|Test concludes||12:00 PM||6:00 PM|
UGC NET 2023 exam will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) through the computer-based mode. Here is the detailed pattern for the exam
NTA has introduced a minor change in the UGC NET 2023 exam. Both papers will be conducted in a single session of three hours. Earlier, there used to be a 30-minutes break between both papers. Here is the new exam pattern:
|Paper||Number of Questions||Marks||Duration|
|I (Teaching/Research Aptitude)||50 questions (all compulsory)||100||3 Hours|
|II (Subject Paper)||100 questions (all compulsory)||200|
Paper-I consists of 50 questions on teaching/research aptitude, reasoning ability, divergent thinking, comprehension, and general awareness.
Paper II consists of 100 objective-type questions of 2 marks each based on the subject selected by the candidates.
The UGC NET exam is conducted twice a year, generally in the months of June and December. The important dates related to the exam, including the application process, admit card release, exam date, and result declaration, are announced by the NTA through official notifications.
|OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)||₹ 500/-|
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